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Sep 9, 2012 12:15am EDT
that with the writing portion of the s.a.t. it is done in the testing environment. you don't have the opportunity. some colleges have started evaluating that one more rigorously in terms of writing ability. the essay is also used for the student to reveal something about their background that does not appear in the application anywhere else. so, it is read as a way to learn more about the students as to learn about their writing ability. i agree that the notion of carefully tailored and edited and prepackaged essays is a real problem. >> how can we get an honor code for our politicians? [laughter] [applause] >> that is a great question and i wish i knew the answer. i think it is very difficult in today's political climate. i admire the people willing to run for political office today because the vilification starts immediately. it is so personally destructive. thomas jefferson had the same problem in his election. as a result, he stopped reading newspapers in his second term as president. it is not a new problem with us. the notion of exaggeration if not downright lying, i think, is a real issue. i not
Sep 8, 2012 9:15pm EDT
into the final weeks of the campaign. steve cook talks about u.s. aid to egypt. "washington journal," live on c- span at 7:00 a.m. now, the american enterprise institute boasts a debate on student-athletes in higher education. tyler branch -- taylor branch the pates --debates john lombardi and whether the n.c.a.a. has lost the concept of student athlete and if it has jeopardized educational quality and the nonprofit status of the n.c.a.a. and the schools involved. this is an hour. >> good evening and welcome to the american enterprise institute. tonight, we are featuring a special american enterprise debate. the advertisement refers to it as a student athlete reality check. the official debate question, which is what we will frame here, is the n.c.a.a. promoting education and amateurism in major division one sports programs, and if not, what is our response to be? we have -- let me introduce myself. i am tom miller with the american enterprise institute. all i was a one-time sports caster. i am volunteering tonight. i'm not being paid anything extra by aei to do this. no under the table payment
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